Håkan Lindquist: Boy in Translation

“I needed to deal with all the sorrow I felt.” The author alternates between homes in Stockholm and in Berlin. When my email reached him, he was in “snowy Stockholm.” WG: Readers are going to want to know, so let me get the question out of the way at once: how much of your novel… read more

'My Brother and His Brother' by Håkan Lindquist

First published in Sweden in 1993, translated in 2002 to great acclaim in France, where it received the Prix Littéraire de la Bordelaise de Lunetterie, and now finally available in English in a radiant and limpid translation by the author himself, this novel immediately establishes its creator as one of the luminaries of contemporary gay… read more